Not In Our Town Princeton

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Selections to Read, Watch, Listen, and Learn about Race, Racism, and Anti-Racism from September & October, 2021

What is Critical Race Theory and Why is it Under Attack? Scholar Kimberlé Crenshaw speaks with Devon Carbado and Laura Flanders, filmed live at Union Chapel in Martha’s Vineyard on August 24, 2021.  The African American Policy Forum also produces…

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Black Children Were Jailed for a Crime That Doesn’t Exist. Almost Nothing Happened to the Adults in Charge.

Meribah Knight, Nashville Public Radio, and Ken Armstrong, ProPublica undertook investigative reporting of the juvenile justice system in Rutherford County, Tennessee. Their article describes the actions of Judge Donna Scott Davenport who “oversees a juvenile justice system in Rutherford County,…

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Extremist protestors occupying Washington Road heckle Princeton University students, spew hate-speech

The Daily Princetonian reported on a demonstration and counter-protest that took place on the Princeton University campus on Wednesday, September 17. Led by Pastor Aden Rusfeldt, the protestors carried signs with slogans constituting hate speech. They were met by students…

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Selections to Read, Watch, Listen, Learn about Race, Racism, and Anti-Racism from May, 2021

After the Pandemic and Protests, a British Rapper Spotlights Black Businesses (New York Times, May 1, 2021) British rapper Swiss (Pierre Neil) created Black Pound Day, a once-a-month promotion to encourage people to spend money with Black businesses on a…

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Selections to Read, Watch, Listen, Learn about Race, Racism, and Anti-Racism from February – March, 2021

The Way Out of America’s Zero-Sum Thinking on Race and Wealth (New York Times, February 14, 2021) After reviewing the increasing resentment of the White majority and lack of support for  government programs they perceive as racially inequitable, Heather McGhee…

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